Patients feel providers do not adequately address concerns about the cost of cancer treatment, which can heighten anxiety during an already stressful time.
Licensed medical professionals face just as much risk of a substance use disorder as the general population, and they have a higher likelihood of opioid misuse, says an addiction expert.
Often driven by insurers, delays in approving weight-loss surgery can deter some patients from the pursuit. And waiting longer doesn’t improve safety, a new study says.
A new study links a gap in coverage of 30 or more days to a fivefold increase in hospital stays and emergency visits, and higher blood sugar.
Michigan’s new coverage for low-income adults has helped many patients better manage their health by mandating primary care visits, a new study finds.